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Disability Evaluation

Aka: Disability Evaluation
  1. See Also
    1. Disability
    2. Impairment Evaluation
    3. Disability Management
    4. Functional Capacity Evaluation
    5. Assistive Technology
    6. Letter of Medical Necessity
    7. Disability Referral
    8. Activities of Daily Living
    9. Failure to Thrive in the Elderly
    10. Elderly Drivers with Cognitive Impairment
    11. Medication Use in the Elderly (Beers List, STOPP)
  2. Indications
    1. Define occupation specific limitations related to Impairments
  3. History
    1. Demographics
      1. Age
      2. Educational background and capability
      3. Social factors
    2. Job requirements and employee capabilities
      1. Specific tasks required for a patient's job
      2. Which of the required tasks can the patient perform
      3. Has the patient reached a maximal medical therapy
        1. In effect, are Impairments limiting current tasks improved to an expected level
  4. Exam
    1. See Functional Capacity Evaluation
  5. Types: Classifications
    1. Behavior
    2. Communication
    3. Body Disposition
    4. Personal care
    5. Locomotion
    6. Dexterity
    7. Situational
    8. Skill
  6. References
    1. Maness (2015) Am Fam Physician 91(2): 102-9 [PubMed]

Disability Evaluation (C0012605)

Definition (MSH) Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
Definition (PSY) Evaluation of one's ability to work in order to determine the need for insurance or health benefits.
Concepts Diagnostic Procedure (T060)
MSH D004185
English Disability Evaluation, Disability Evaluations, Evaluation, Disability, Evaluations, Disability, disability evaluation, disability evaluations, Disability evaluation
Swedish Funktionshinderbedömning
Czech pracovní neschopnost - posuzování, invalidita - posuzování, neschopnost - posuzování
Finnish Haitta-astearviointi
French Évaluation du handicap, Évaluation de l'incapacité
Polish Ocena inwalidztwa, Ocena niepełnosprawności, Ocena stopnia niepełnosprawności
Norwegian Bedømming av funksjonshemming, Bedømming av funksjonsnedsettelse
German Behinderungseinstufung, Behinderungsgradfeststellung, Invaliditätsbeurteilung
Dutch Invaliditeitsschatting
Portuguese Avaliação da Deficiência
Italian Valutazione di invalidità
Spanish Evaluación de la Discapacidad
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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